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Controlling Technology: Contemporary Issues Paperback – January 1, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-1573929837 ISBN-10: 1573929832 Edition: 2nd
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This anthology of previously published articles and book excerpts seeks to review conflicting views on the "mixed blessing" of modern technology. Editor Thompson writes, "technologies are not ethically neutral; they are designed by human beings to serve other human beings' ends. The democratic control of technology demands an understanding of the multiple, interacting, dynamic causes and reasons behind the growth and development of technology." The 33 selections are mainly written by social scientists but also include the writings of Jonathan Schell, B.F. Skinner, and Studs Terkel. Because the book has more a philosophical focus than a historical basis, it is more appropriate for an undergraduate course on technology and human values than for library collections. Lacking even a current bibliography, it leaves the general reader with more questions than answers.
- Christopher R. Jocius, Illinois Mathematics & Science Acad., Aurora
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Eric Katz (Newark, NJ) is professor of philosophy and director of the Science, Technology, and Society Program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is the author of Nature as Subject: Human Obligation and Natural Community, among other books.
Andrew Light (New York, NY) is assistant professor of Environmental Philosophy and director of the Environmental Conservation Education Program at New York University. He is the editor of Technology and the Good Life?
William B. Thompson (Potsdam, NY) is professor emeritus of philosophy at SUNY College at Potsdam.
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